Editorials 29.12.2017 05:20 am

There is some hope for SA in 2018

Bafana need both goals and more consistency for them to prevail.

For any optimists who still remain with faces turned hopefully to the South African sun, 2018 has promises aplenty to try and fulfill.

There is some hope for SA in 2018
There is some hope for SA in 2018

There is some hope for SA in 2018

Bafana need both goals and more consistency for them to prevail.

Recalling Zuma is not as simple as it sounds
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Recalling Zuma is not as simple as it sounds

Makgoba called for the quick and decisive recall of President Jacob Zuma by the newly-elected ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa.
Juju’s right – crime should come first
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Juju’s right – crime should come first

Dubai is certainly a touchy subject when it comes to our ministers.
‘Pink Test’ is a welcome addition
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‘Pink Test’ is a welcome addition

South Africa yesterday hosted their maiden ‘pink Test’ when they won the toss and batted first in their one-off four-day Test match against Zimbabwe in Port Elizabeth.
Toweel’s death sad day for SA boxing
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Toweel’s death sad day for SA boxing

Willie, the last of the original brothers, failed to answer the final gong, passing away at 83 at his Johannesburg home on Christmas evening.
Outcry over new W Cape water tax
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Outcry over new W Cape water tax

The proposed new tax is not aimed directly at stretching the boundaries of this vital and increasingly scarce commodity, but at the municipal valuations of properties within the metropolitan area.
JZ back in court … as expected
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JZ back in court … as expected

Despite being told his previous application for a review was ‘reckless’ and ‘ill-advised’, he now wants to challenge the ruling.
Ramaphosa faces unenviable task
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Ramaphosa faces unenviable task

His emotional ties to the ANC were more clear cut.
So England gets the Durban Games
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So England gets the Durban Games

It is all just a sad reminder of what could have been.
Can we trust this ANC to lead SA?
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Can we trust this ANC to lead SA?

This, before the circus was finally allowed to pack up and leave town, are certain to linger into the run-up to the next general elections.
Dlamini’s gender war misplaced
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Dlamini’s gender war misplaced

The ANC is not innocent in this, but nor is Dlamini and her organisation.
Cometh the hour, cometh the man
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Cometh the hour, cometh the man

Damned if you do, and damned if you don’t. That’s how Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa must have felt when he woke up this morning just hours after becoming the new ANC president
New hope with Cyril at the helm
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New hope with Cyril at the helm

Cyril Ramaphosa is the new ANC president and will lead the ruling party for the next five years.
Today might be the day we know
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Today might be the day we know

A long shot was ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize, whose odds stood at 6.5 to one.
Which planet does Zuma come from?
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Which planet does Zuma come from?

The DA also slammed Zuma for ‘playing politics with the hopes and futures of millions of young people’.
You’ve got your work cut out, ANC
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You’ve got your work cut out, ANC

Colonialism and apartheid left a trail of destruction, which will take generations to repair.
Rugby fans do deserve better
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Rugby fans do deserve better

Yes, there has been a fair amount of speculation, the reason being the media have been largely left in the dark over the whole national coaching set-up.
Change to law for abortion unwise
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Change to law for abortion unwise

The amendment was proposed by the ACDP, which claims the new process might help spare women the trauma of regret after an abortion.
The law must take its course with JZ
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The law must take its course with JZ

Having announced he will appeal last week’s high court judgment Zuma will no doubt move on to appeal against this week’s similar shattering court pronouncements against him.
Plan to hunt tax dodgers unwise
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Plan to hunt tax dodgers unwise

One of the ways that decline manifests itself is in the refusal to pay levies and taxes.
JZ’s hide thicker than a rhino’s
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JZ’s hide thicker than a rhino’s

Jacob Zuma has shown his hide is thicker than a rhino’s when it comes to criticism, either by his political opponents or by the judiciary.
SA engulfed by sexual violence
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SA engulfed by sexual violence

The danger then is that even at times of heightened public awareness, as in the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children just ended, we become desensitised and switch off.
A bright side to tornado tragedy
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A bright side to tornado tragedy

In mere minutes, the winds destroyed more than 500 shacks and houses and left 1 100 people homeless, with 50 people injured.
No heroes, villians in geopolitics
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No heroes, villians in geopolitics

And though the Iron Curtain may have fallen almost 30 years ago, those old conflicts are far from resolved.
Judiciary attacks are unacceptable
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Judiciary attacks are unacceptable

President Jacob Zuma and those around him claim they respect the judiciary.
Courts protecting us from politicians
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Courts protecting us from politicians

The court judgment was the most stunning rebuke for Zuma since the Constitutional Court found him accountable for some of the costs of his Nkandla homestead.

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